Ingredient Marketing
that Intrigues

Parker ProductsAs Parker Products launched a significant transition in their distribution model and product line, they approached us for their first major brand refresh since their founding in 1926 by I.C. Parker, creator of the “Drumstick” ice cream novelty. Strategy After conducting a thorough competitive and industry review, surveying stakeholders, […]

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Heating Up a
Cold Web Presence

True Residential Designed and developed correctly, a website is more than a marketing tool; it’s a brand asset that benefits all marcomm efforts and increases profitability for years to come. That type of website requires business intelligence, brand strategy, audience insight, and the specialized skills of a team of experienced […]

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The Evolution of
a Legacy Brand

Virginia DareVirginia Dare had branding that dated back most of a century, and a set of marketing assets that, while not quite that old, weren’t serving the company well. As a leader in the food industry for flavors, Virginia Dare knew they couldn’t entrust their brand to just anyone — […]

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Growing with
MarketPlace

Our relationship with Bunge North America, one of the world’s largest ingredient companies, has been a long and fruitful one. Our deep knowledge of the industry and their business has helped us define opportunities for them and allowed us to respond quickly to their needs, making us a partner for both their business strategy and marketing efforts. As the food industry partner for Bunge branding in North America, we’re thrilled to support their continued growth.

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Cultivating a New
Nutrition Brand

A new Dutch company creating sustainably sourced protein ingredients from water lentils approached us for nutrition branding to help them take this new ingredient to the American market. After creating the Aquible brand, we eagerly anticipate the embrace of this new ingredient around the industry.

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Cozy Branding
For Cozy Snacking

The-brand-now-known-as-Hůga approached us with a prototype product based on old family recipes and a passion for healthy, satisfying foods. With our branding help, a few months later they had an eye-catching identity and shelf space at several well-known retailers, and were well on their way to brand success.

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Brand Success
that Tastes Sweet

Carolina Innovative Food IngredientsCarolina Innovative Food Ingredients (or, as we lovingly call them, CIFI) came to MarketPlace without much more than a logo, a name, and an exciting product: American-made sweet potato ingredients, the first of their kind. Our challenge? To introduce this appealing-but-unknown ingredient brand to the industry.Strategy For […]

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Elevating Fast Casual

Planet Wings came to us as a regional chain with a tired, dated brand. They needed to attract more franchisees and better compete with the new wave of restaurants employing modern fast casual branding to elevate their offerings and win new customers. Drawing on our breadth of expertise and deep knowledge of the consumer, we helped them comprehensively refurbish their brand, from logo to product offering and beyond.

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Getting Real
About Brand Strategy

IDFLeadership in one food industry segment does not guarantee success in another. So, when B2B food ingredient manufacturer IDF™ (International Dehydrated Foods)—the leader in chicken broth, fat, and meat powder ingredients—sought to break into the highly competitive protein ingredient market, they partnered with MarketPlace to ensure that their first impression […]

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A Natural
Positioning Shift

For Sensient, partnering with MarketPlace to reposition its branding from a commodities supplier to a value added provider was key in the successful launch of its line of natural food color ingredients.

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Judge A Sandwich
By Its Cover

LandshireValuable shelf space is hard to come by. Once won, it must be protected. It must be protected from market challengers, and it must be protected from what we sometimes call “package apathy.” This protection must consider consumer concerns, market trends, and retailer shifts, and it must act quickly, especially […]

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Hey Brand

Hey Boo Jams, a startup bringing Srikaya (Indonesian coconut jam) to the United States, had a great brand and product, but needed visual assets and a social strategy to help get traction in the market. After tasting their delicious jams, we were happy to say “hey, brand!” to Hey Boo.

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